January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December

October 2004 (updated May 2005)

BILATERALS

ARMENIA

Acquisition and cross servicing agreement, with annexes. Signed at Yerevan April 26, 2004. Entered into force October 29, 2004.

CANADA

Agreement amending the memorandum of understanding of October 2, 1991, as amended, concerning the exchange of defence professional personnel. Signed at Washington and Ottawa September 24 and October 1, 2004. Entered into force October 1, 2004.

Agreement on the application of positive comity principles to the enforcement of their competition laws. Signed at Washington October 5, 2004. Entered into force October 5, 2004.

CHINA

Memorandum of understanding on cooperative construction of the Chinese Garden. Signed at Washington October 8, 2004. Entered into force October 8, 2004.

INDONESIA

Protocol amending and extending the agreement of June 30, 1980, as extended, concerning peaceful uses of nuclear energy. Signed at Jakarta February 20, 2004. Entered into force October 14, 2004.

JAPAN

Memorandum of understanding relating to support arrangements at Kadena Air Base for Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force units, with attachment. Signed at Okinawa October 18, 2004. Entered into force October 18, 2004.

KAZAKHSTAN

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at New York September 22, 2003. Entered into force October 7, 2004.

MACEDONIA

Agreement concerning cooperation in the area of the prevention of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and the promotion of defense and military relations. Signed at Skopje October 11, 2004. Entered into force October 11, 2004.

NICARAGUA

Agreement regarding the cancellation of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government, with annexes. Signed at Managua August 17, 2004. Entered into force October 25, 2004.

ROMANIA

Agreement for promotion of aviation safety. Signed at Bucharest September 10, 2002. Entered into force October 18, 2004.

SOUTH KOREA

Memorandum of agreement for mutual aid in fire protection, with attachments. Signed at Daegu City September 21 and October 5, 2004. Entered into force October 5, 2004.

MULTILATERALS

ATOMIC ENERGY

Amendments of Article VI and Article XIV.A of the Statute of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Done at Vienna October 1, 1999.

Acceptance: Afghanistan - October 20, 2004

Hungary - October 18, 2004

Peru - October 14, 2004

Spain - October 14, 2004

CIVIL AVIATION

Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft. Done at The Hague December 16, 1970.

Accession: Andorra - October 6, 2004

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY

Agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty regarding the status of their forces. Signed at London June 19, 1951.

Accession: Slovak Republic - October 13, 2004

Slovenia - October 28, 2004

Agreement on the status of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, National Representatives and International Staff. Opened for signature at Ottawa September 20, 1951.

Ratification: Bulgaria - October 22, 2004

Protocol on the status of international military headquarters set up pursuant to the North Atlantic Treaty. Signed at Paris August 28, 1952.

Accession: Slovak Republic - October 13, 2004

Slovenia - October 28, 2004

Agreement for the mutual safeguarding of secrecy of inventions relating to defence and for which applications for patents have been made. Signed at Paris September 21, 1960.

Approval: Lithuania - October 22, 2004

Slovak Republic - October 13, 2004

Slovenia - October 28, 2004

NATO agreement on the communication of technical information for defence purposes. Done at Brussels October 19, 1970.

Approval: Latvia - October 22, 2004

Lithuania - October 22, 2004

Slovak Republic - October 13, 2004

Slovenia - October 28, 2004

September 2004 (updated May 2005)

BILATERALS

AFRICAN UNION

Agreement regarding grants under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, or successor legislation , and the furnishing of defense articles, related training and other defense services from the United States of America to the African Union. Effected by exchange of notes at Addis Ababa August 27 and September 6, 2004. Entered into force September 6, 2004.

BHUTAN

Agreement relating to the employment of dependents of official government employees. Effected by exchange of notes at New York September 22, 2004. Entered into force September 22, 2004.

BOLIVIA

Letter of agreement on narcotics control and law enforcement during 2004-2005, with attachment. Signed at LaPaz September 2, 2004. Entered into force September 2, 2004.

BRAZIL

Arrangement for the exchange of technical information and cooperation in nuclear safety matters, with addenda. Signed at Vienna September 21, 2004. Entered into force September 21, 2004.

EGYPT

Agreement amending the strategic objective agreement of September 30, 2002, as amended, for basic education, with annex and attachments. Signed at Cairo September 30, 2004. Entered into force September 30, 2004.

GUYANA

Agreement regarding the cancellation of debt owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government. Signed at Georgetown June 24, 2004. Entered into force September 2, 2004.

JAMAICA

Agreement regarding a debt-for-nature swap to prepay and cancel certain debt owed by the Government of Jamaica to the Government of the United States of America, with attachments. Signed at Kingston September 21, 2004. Entered into force September 21, 2004.

KAZAKHSTAN

Arrangement for the exchange of technical information and cooperation in nuclear safety matters, with addendum. Signed at Vienna September 22, 2004. Entered into force September 22, 2004.

MEXICO

Agreement regarding the assignment of a liaison officer, with annex. Signed at Washington and Mexico City August 17 and September 11, 2004. Entered into force September 11, 2004.

PAKISTAN

Agreement regarding the reduction of certain debts owed to, guaranteed or insured by the United States Government. Signed at Islamabad July 16, 2004. Entered into force September 2, 2004.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Washington September 30, 2004. Entered into force September 30, 2004.

SOUTH KOREA

Agreement in the area of probabilistic [nuclear] risk assessment research, with appendix and addendum. Signed at Rockville and Daejon August 6 and September 8, 2004. Entered into force September 8, 2004.

SWEDEN

Memorandum of understanding regarding Foreign Liaison Officers, with annex. Signed at Washington and Norfolk August 25 and September 21, 2004. Entered into force September 21, 2004.

SWITZERLAND

Agreement for the enforcement of maintenance (support) obligations. Signed at Washington August 31, 2004. Entered into force September 30, 2004.

UNITED KINGDOM

Memorandum of understanding concerning the exchange and replacement or reimbursement of marine aviation and propulsion fuels at sea and at military installations worldwide, with annexes. Signed at Arlington September 29, 2004. Entered into force September 29, 2004.

UZBEKISTAN

Agreement amending the agreement of October 22, 2001, as amended, concerning cooperation in the area of demilitarization of biological weapons associated facilities and the prevention of proliferation of biological weapons technology. Signed at Tashkent and Washington August 14 and September 10, 2004.

MULTILATERALS

DEFENSE

Agreement between the United States, Denmark, Australia, the United Kingdom and Italy amending the memorandum of understanding of January 31, 2004 concerning cooperative projects for the C-130J. Signed at Arlington, Copenhagen, Richmond, Wyton and Rome August 27, September 8, 15 and 29, 2004. Entered into force September 29, 2004.

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY

Agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty regarding the status of their forces. Signed at London June 19, 1951.

Accession: Latvia - September 1, 2004

Agreement on the status of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, National Representatives and International Staff. Opened for signature at Ottawa September 20, 1951.

Ratification: Slovenia - September 28, 2004

SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

Amendments of the Agreement relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT". Done at Washington November 17, 2000.

Approval: Zimbabwe - September 1, 2004

Amendment of Article 23 of the Operating Agreement relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT". Done at Washington November 10, 2000.

Approval: Italy - September 13, 2004

Zimbabwe - September 1, 2004

August 2004 (updated May 2005)

BILATERALS

ALBANIA

Supplementary agreement to the "Agreement among member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty and other participating states in the Partnership for Peace regarding the status of their forces" on the status of forces of the United States of America in the Republic of Albania. Signed at Tirana March 31, 2004. Entered into force August 19, 2004.

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

Agreement extending the agreement of December 4, 1977, as amended, regarding United States defence areas and facilities in Antigua, with attachments. Signed at St. John's August 23, 2004. Entered into force August 23, 2004.

AUSTRIA

Agreement to supplement the ERP-Counterpart-Settlement agreement of March 29, 1961. Signed at Vienna April 30, 2004. Entered into force August 1, 2004.

BAHAMAS

Agreement relating to the employment of dependents of official government employees. Effected by exchange of notes at Nassau March 8 and August 10, 2004. Entered into force August 10, 2004.

BHUTAN

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Washington May 2, 2003. Entered into force August 16, 2004.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Agreement concerning assistance to be rendered during discharge of oil or other hazardous and noxious substances into waters of the British Virgin Islands. Signed at Tortola August 12, 2004. Entered into force August 12, 2004.

BULGARIA

Agreement on cooperative thermal-hydraulic code applications and maintenance research and severe accident research, with addendum. Signed at Rockville and Sofia August 6 and 17, 2004. Entered into force August 17, 2004.

CANADA

Agreement amending the agreement of March 28, 1996, as extended and amended, regarding the organization and operation of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). Effected by exchange of notes at Washington August 5, 2004. Entered into force August 5, 2004.

Agreement amending the agreement of February 17, 2000, as amended, for the Loan of light armoured vehicles (LAV III's) for concept evaluation. Signed at Washington and Ottawa August 27 and 31, 2004. Entered into force August 31, 2004.

COLOMBIA

Annex to the general agreement of July 23, 1962 for economic, technical and related assistance, with sub annex. Signed at Bogota August 30, 2004. Entered into force August 30, 2004.

DENMARK

Agreement amending and supplementing the agreement of April 27, 1951, as amended, concerning the defense of Greenland, with joint declarations. Signed at Igaliku August 6, 2004. Entered into force August 6, 2004.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Santo Domingo September 13, 2002. Entered into force August 12, 2004.

IRAQ

Agreement regarding grants pursuant to the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and the provision of defense articles, defense services, and related training, including training under the United States International Military Education and Training Program. Effected by exchange of notes at Baghdad July 24 and August 14, 2004. Entered into force August 14, 2004.

MOZAMBIQUE

Agreement amending the agreement of May 13, 1994 regarding grants under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and the furnishing of defense articles, related training and other defense services from the United States to Mozambique. Effected by exchange of notes at Maputo June 23 and August 23, 2004. Entered into force August 23, 2004.

OMAN

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court, with understanding. Effected by exchange of notes at Muscat July 26 and August 1, 2004. Entered into force August 1, 2004.

PANAMA

Agreement regarding a debt-for-nature swap, with attachments. Signed at Panama August 19, 2004. Entered into force August 19, 2004.

SOUTH KOREA

Agreement concerning mutual airlift support utilizing aircraft operated by/for the military forces of the parties in case of military hostilities in the Republic of Korea, with annexes. Signed at Daejeon and Belleville June 25 and July 6, 2004. Entered into force August 18, 2004.

MULTILATERALS

ATOMIC ENERGY

Statute of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Done at New York October 26, 1956. Entered into force July 29, 1957.

TIAS 3873; 8 UST 1093; 276 UNTS 3

Acceptance: Panama - August 25, 2004

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY

Agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty regarding the status of their forces. Signed at London June 19, 1951.

Accession: Lithuania - August 20, 2004

Protocol on the status of international military headquarters set up pursuant to the North Atlantic Treaty. Signed at Paris August 28, 1952.

Accession: Lithuania - August 20, 2004

SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

Amendments of the Agreement relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT". Done at Washington November 17, 2000.

Acceptance: Panama - August 31, 2004

Amendment of Article 23 of the Operating Agreement relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT". Done at Washington November 10, 2000.

Approval: Sweden - August 13, 2004

WHALING

International convention for the regulation of whaling. Done at Washington December 2, 1946. Entered into force November 10, 1948.

62 Stat. 1716; TIAS 1849; 161 UNTS 72

Adherence: Mali - August 17, 2004

July 2004 (updated April 2005)

BILATERALS

AUSTRALIA

Memorandum of understanding concerning ballistic missile defense, with attachment. Signed at Washington July 2, 2004. Entered into force July 7, 2004.

CHINA

Agreement amending and extending the protocol of May 8, 1979 on cooperation in the field of atmospheric science and technology. Signed at Beijing July 16 2004. Entered into force July 16, 2004; effective May 8, 2004.

Agreement amending and extending the protocol of May 8, 1979 on cooperation in the field of marine and fishery science and technology, with annex. Signed at Beijing July 21, 2004. Entered into force July 21, 2004; effective May 8, 2004.

ERITREA

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Washington July 8, 2004. Entered into force July 8, 2004.

FRANCE

Agreement concerning common operational picture interoperability for coalition warfare, with annexes. Signed at Washington and Paris June 15 and July 22, 2004. Entered into force July 22, 2004.

Technical arrangement regarding the exchange of military personnel, with annexes. Signed at Washington July 22, 2004. Entered into force July 22, 2004.

GREECE

Agreement extending the air transport agreement of July 31, 1991, as extended. Effected by exchange of notes at Athens July 19, 2004. Entered into force July 19, 2004.

HONDURAS

Agreement regarding the reduction of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States government, with annexes. Signed at Tegucigalpa June 1, 2004. Entered into force July 8, 2004.

Investment incentive agreement. Signed at Tegucigalpa July 21, 2004. Entered into force July 21, 2004.

INDIA

Aviation leadership program agreement. Signed at Washington and New Delhi July 5 and 29, 2004. Entered into force July 29, 2004.

JAPAN

Protocol extending the agreement of June 20, 1988 on cooperation in research and development in science and technology. Signed at Washington July 19, 2004. Entered into force July 20, 2004.

Agreement amending the agreement of April 15, 1996, as amended, concerning reciprocal provision of logistic support, supplies and services, with annexes. Signed at Tokyo February 27, 2004. Entered into force July 29, 2004.

KOREA

Agreement extending the agreement of July 2, 1999 relating to scientific and technical cooperation. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington June 24 and 25, 2004. Entered into force July 2, 2004; effective April 29, 2004.

NICARAGUA

Investment incentive agreement. Signed at Managua July 20, 2004. Entered into force July 20, 2004.

PERU

Agreement amending the strategic objective grant agreement of September 12, 2002 for sustained reduction of illicit coca crops through alternative development in target areas in Peru. Signed at Lima July 27, 2004. Entered into force July 27, 2004.

ROMANIA

Agreement amending the agreement of March 30, 1998, concerning cooperation in the area of counterproliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Effected by exchange of notes at Bucharest January 16 and June 14, 2004. Entered into force July 5, 2004.

Agreement concerning cooperation in the area of countering the proliferation of nuclear materials and technologies. Signed at New York July 19, 2004. Entered into force July 19, 2004.

RWANDA

Acquisition and cross-servicing agreement. Signed at Kigali July 13, 2004. Entered into force July 13, 2004.

SOUTH AFRICA

Agreement amending the agreement of February 17, 1997 concerning the establishment of the South African -United States commission for educational exchange. Effected by exchange of notes at Pretoria March 12 and July 8, 2004. Entered into force July 8, 2004.

UGANDA

Acquisition and Cross Service agreement. Signed at Entebbe July 14, 2004. Entered into force July 14, 2004.

UKRAINE

Agreement on protection of classified defense information. Signed at Kiev August 4, 2003. Entered into force July 14, 2004.

UNITED KINGDOM

Agreement amending the memorandum of understanding of August 18, 1994 concerning the exchange of scientists and engineers, with joint declaration. Signed at Washington and London July 2 and 28, 2004. Entered into force July 28, 2004.

MULTILATERALS

CIVIL AVIATION

Protocol to the Authentic Quinquelingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation. Done at Montreal September 29, 1995.

Acceptance: Paraguay - July 27, 2004

SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

Amendments of the Agreement relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT". Done at Washington November 17, 2000.

Approval: Micronesia, Federated States of - July 28, 2004

Turkey - July 2, 2004

Amendment of Article 23 of the Operating Agreement relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT". Done at Washington November 10, 2000.

Approval: Democratic Republic of Congo - July 28, 2004

Micronesia, Federated States of - July 28, 2004

Turkey - July 2, 2004

WHALING

International convention for the regulation of whaling. Done at Washington December 2, 1946. Entered into force November 10, 1948.

62 Stat. 1716; TIAS 1849; 161 UNTS 72

Adherence: Belgium - July 14, 2004

Cote d'Ivoire - July 8, 2004

Suriname - July 14, 2004

June 2004 (updated April 2005)


BILATERALS

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Acquisition and cross servicing agreement. Signed at Sarajevo June 11, 2004. Entered into force June 11, 2004.

CANADA

Agreement for cooperation in science and technology for critical infrastructure protection and border security. Signed at Washington June 1, 2004. Entered into force June 1, 2004.

Agreement amending the memorandum of understanding of June 23, 1995 concerning counterterrorism research and development. Signed at Washington and Ottawa May 27 and June 23, 2004. Entered into force June 23, 2004.

CAPE VERDE


Agreement amending the memorandum of agreement of November 20 and December 18, 2001 for the provision of technical assistance in developing and modernizing the civil aviation infrastructure of Cape Verde. Signed at Washington and Praia December 9, 2002 and June 14, 2004. Entered into force June 14, 2004.

COMOROS


Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Moroni June 30, 2004. Entered into force June 30, 2004.

CONGO


Agreement regarding the Surrender of Persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Brazzaville June 2, 2004. Entered into force June 2, 2004.

EGYPT


Special cash transfer grant agreement. Signed at Cairo June 3, 2004. Entered into force June 3, 2004.

FINLAND


Agreement relating to participation in the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission program of severe accident research, with addendum and appendices. Signed at Rockville and Espoo April 12 and June 2, 2004. Entered into force June 2, 2004.

HUNGARY


Agreement on the protection and preservation of certain cultural properties. Signed at Budapest April 15, 2004. Entered into force June 30, 2004.

JORDAN


Grant agreement for the enhanced integrated water resources strategic objective, with annexes. Signed at Amman June 2, 2004. Entered into force June 2, 2004.

Grant agreement for the improved social sector development and governance strategic objective, with annexes. Signed at Amman June 2, 2004. Entered into force June 2, 2004.

Agreement amending the grant agreement of March 23, 2004 for the cash transfer strategic objective, with attachment. Signed at Amman June 22, 2004. Entered into force June 22, 2004.

KENYA


Agreement regarding the consolidation and rescheduling of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government and its agencies, with annexes. Signed at Nairobi May 11, 2004. Entered into force June 21, 2004.

MEXICO


Investment incentive agreement. Signed at San Francisco June 9, 2003. Entered into force June 14, 2004.

MICRONESIA


Federal programs and services agreement, with annex. Signed at Palakir May 14, 2003. Entered into force June 25, 2004.

Status of forces agreement, with agreed minutes. Signed at Palakir May 14, 2003. Entered into force June 25, 2004.

Agreement regarding the military use and operating rights, with annex. Signed at Palakir May 14, 2003. Entered into force June 25, 2004.


Agreement implementing section 215 and 216 of the Compact of Free Association, as amended, regarding a trust fund. Signed at Palakir May 14, 2003. Entered into force June 25, 2004.

Agreement regarding protections for citizens of the Republic of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) seeking to engage in employment in the United States pursuant to recruitment or other placement services. Signed at Palakir May 14, 2003. Entered into force June 25, 2004.

Agreement amending the Compact of Free Association of October 1, 1982, as amended. Signed at Palakir May 14, 2003. Entered into force June 25, 2004.

Agreement on extradition, mutual assistance in law enforcement and penal sanctions, with agreed minute. Signed at Palakir May 14, 2003. Entered into force June 25, 2004.

Agreement concerning procedures for the implementation of United States economic assistance provided in the Compact of Free Association, as amended, with annex. Signed at Palakir May 14, 2003. Entered into force June 25, 2004.

NICARAGUA


Agreement amending and extending the memorandum of understanding of March 4 and 10, 1999 concerning scientific and technical cooperation in the earth and mapping sciences. Signed at Reston and Managua May 24 and June 25, 2004. Entered into force June 25, 2004.

NIGERIA


Agreement for Strategic Objective No. 13 - increased use of social sector services, with annexes. Signed at Abuja June 30, 2004. Entered into force June 30, 2004.

RUSSIA


Agreement concerning the future consultation procedure for implementation of the agreement on measures to reduce the risk of outbreak of nuclear war between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics of September 30, 1971. Effected by exchange of notes at Moscow May 13 and June 25, 2004. Entered into force June 25, 2004.

MULTILATERALS


DEFENSE


Agreement between the United States, Italy and Spain amending the memorandum of understanding of February 7 and March 4, 1992, as amended, concerning a cooperative program for full integration of a radar in the AV-8B weapon system and the production. Signed at Madrid June 28, 2004. Entered into force June 28, 2004.

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY


Agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty for the Security of Information. Done at Brussels March 6, 1997.


Accession: Latvia - June 11, 2004


WHALING

International convention for the regulation of whaling. Done at Washington December 2, 1946. Entered into force November 10, 1948.
62 Stat. 1716; TIAS 1849; 161 UNTS 72

Adherence: Hungary - June 1, 2004
Tuvalu - June 30, 2004

Protocol to the international convention for the regulation of whaling signed at Washington under date of December 2, 1946. Done at Washington November 19, 1956.


Adherence: Hungary - June 1, 2004
Tuvalu - June 30, 2004
Treaty Actions - May 2004 (updated April 2005)

BILATERALS

BELARUS

Agreement amending the memorandum of understanding of January 10, 2003 concerning the establishment of annual quantitative limits on imports into the United States of fiberglass fabrics in category 622, women's wool coats in category 435 and women's wool trousers in category 448. Signed at Washington May 13, 2004. Entered into force May 13, 2004.

CANADA

Agreement amending the treaty on Pacific coast albacore tuna vessels and port privileges of May 26, 1981, as amended. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington, August 21 and September 10, 2002. Entered into force May 28, 2004.

DOMINICA

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington and Roseau May 10, 2004. Entered into force May 20, 2004.

EQUATORIAL GUINEA


Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at New York September 25, 2003. Entered into force May 6, 2004.

EUROPEAN COMMUNITY


Agreement on the processing and transfer of PNR data by air carriers to the United States Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection. Signed at Washington May 28, 2004. Entered into force May 28, 2004.

GABON

Air transport agreement, with annexes. Signed at Washington May 26, 2004. Entered into force May 26, 2004.

GREECE

Agreement extending the mutual defense cooperation agreement of July 8, 1990, as extended. Effected by exchange of notes at Athens April 16 and May 6, 2004. Entered into force May 6, 2004.

GUYANA

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Georgetown December 11, 2003. Entered into force May 18, 2004.

HUNGARY

Agreement in the area of probabilistic risk assessment research, with appendices and addendum. Signed at Rockville and Budapest May 12 and 28, 2004. Entered into force May 28, 2004.

LATVIA

Basic exchange and cooperative agreement concerning global geospatial information and services cooperation, with annexes. Signed at Riga May 18, 2004. Entered into force May 18, 2004.

MARSHALL ISLANDS


Federal programs and services agreement, with annex and agreed minutes. Signed at Majuro March 23, 2004. Entered into force May 1, 2004.

Status of forces agreement, with agreed minutes. Signed at Majuro April 30, 2003. Entered into force May 1, 2004.

Agreement regarding the military use and operating rights of the Government of the United States in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, with agreed minutes and annexes. Signed at Majuro April 30, 2003. Entered into force May 1, 2004.
Agreement implementing section 216 and 217 of the Compact of Free Association, as amended, regarding a trust fund. Signed at Majuro April 30, 2003. Entered into force May 1, 2004.

Agreement regarding protections for citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands seeking to engage in employment in the United States pursuant to recruitment or other placement services. Signed at Majuro April 30, 2003. Entered into force May 1, 2004.

Agreement amending the agreement of June 25, 1983 concerning the Compact of Free Association, as amended. Signed at Majuro April 30, 2003. Entered into force May 1, 2004.

Agreement on extradition, mutual assistance in law enforcement and penal sanctions, with agreed minute. Signed at Majuro April 30, 2003. Entered into force May 1, 2004.

Agreement relating to the agreement of April 30, 2003 regarding the military use and operating rights of the Government of the United States in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Effected by exchange of letters March 23, 2004. Entered into force March 23, 2004.

Agreement concerning procedures for the implementation of United States Economic Assistance provided in the compact of Free Association, as amended. Signed at Majuro March 23, 2004. Entered into force May 1, 2004.

RUSSIA


Agreement concerning cooperation for the transfer of Russian-produced research reactor nuclear fuel to the Russian Federation. Signed at Moscow May 27, 2004. Entered into force May 27, 2004.

SPAIN


Agreement on thermal-hydraulic code applications and maintenance, with addendum. Signed at Madrid and Rockville March 12 and May 10, 2004. Entered into force May 10, 2004.

UZBEKISTAN


Agreement amending the agreement of October 22, 2001, as amended, concerning cooperation in the area of demilitarization of biological weapons associated facilities and the prevention of proliferation of biological weapons technology. Signed at Tashkent and Washington May 6 and 17, 2004. Entered into force May 17, 2004.

MULTILATERALS


DEFENSE

Memorandum of understanding between the United States, France and the United Kingdom concerning exchange of electric warship information. Signed at Washington, Paris and Bristol April 7 and 30 and May 6, 2004. Entered into force May 6, 2004.

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY

Agreement among the states parties to the North Atlantic Treaty and the other states participating in the Partnership for Peace regarding the status of their forces and Additional Protocol thereto. Done at Brussels June 19, 1995.

Entry into force: Armenia - May 16, 2004

Protocol amending the security annex to the agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty for co-operation regarding atomic information. Done at Brussels June 2, 1998.

Approval: France - May 19, 2004

SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM


Amendments of the Agreement relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT". Done at Washington November 13-17, 2000.
Approval: Sweden - May 13, 2004
Armenia - May 24, 2004

Amendment of Article 23 of the Operating Agreement relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT". Done at Washington November 9-10, 2000.

Approval: Armenia - May 24, 2004

April 2004

BILATERALS

AFGHANISTAN

Investment incentive agreement. Signed at Kabul April 17, 2004. Entered into force April 17, 2004.

ALBANIA

Air transport agreement, with annexes. Signed at Washington September 24, 2003. Entered into force April 5, 2004.

ALGERIA

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to international tribunals. Effected by exchange of notes at Algiers April 6 and 13, 2004. Entered into force April 13, 2004.

BULGARIA

Agreement regarding mutual assistance between customs administrations. Signed at Sofia November 6, 2000. Entered into force April 1, 2004.

CHILE

Agreement on environmental cooperation. Signed at Santiago June 17, 2003. Entered into force April 30, 2004.

CHINA

Protocol on cooperation in nuclear safety matters. Signed at Beijing April 23, 2004. Entered into force April 23, 2004.

COLOMBIA

Agreement regarding a debt-for-nature swap to prepay and cancel certain debt owed by the Government of the Republic of Colombia to the Government of the United States of America, with attachments. Signed at Bogota March 30, 2004. Entered into force April 29, 2004.

JAPAN

Agreement for cooperation in the field of research and development of innovative nuclear energy technologies. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington April 21, 2004. Entered into force April 21, 2004.

JORDAN

Aviation Leadership Program agreement. Signed at Washington and Amman April 21 and 29, 2004. Entered into force April 29, 2004.

KAZAKHSTAN

Agreement extending the agreement of November 18, 1997 concerning cooperation in the area of the prevention of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Signed at Washington and Astana March 10 and April 9, 2004. Entered into force April 9, 2004; effective November 18, 2002.

RUSSIA

Memorandum of understanding on cooperation in technology and innovation. Signed at Washington April 19, 2004. Entered into force April 19, 2004.

UKRAINE

Agreement renewing and amending the agreement of October 25, 1993 concerning operational safety enhancements, risk reduction measures and nuclear safety regulation for civilian nuclear facilities in Ukraine. Effected by exchange of notes at Kiev April 5 and 23, 2004. Entered into force April 23, 2004; effective October 25, 2003.

MULTILATERALS

CIVIL AVIATION

International Air Services Transit Agreement. Done at Chicago December 7, 1944.59 Stat. 1693; 84 UNTS 389

Acceptance: Mongolia - April 15, 2004

Protocol on the Authentic Quadrilingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944), with annex. Done at Montreal September 30, 1977. Entered into force September 16, 1999.

Ex. O, 96th Cong., 1st Sess.

Ratification: Benin - April 19, 2004

South Korea - April 15, 2004Protocol on the Authentic Six-Language Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944). Done at Montreal October 1, 1998.1

Ratification: Benin - April 19, 2004Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation. Done at Montreal September 23, 1971. Entered into force January 26, 1973.

TIAS 7570; 24 UST 564; 974 UNTS 177

Ratification: Benin - April 19, 2004

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY

Agreement among the states parties to the North Atlantic Treaty and the other states participating in the Partnership for Peace regarding the status of their forces and Additional Protocol thereto. Done at Brussels June 19, 1995.Acceptance: Armenia - April 16, 2004

SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

Amendments of the Agreement relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT". Done at Washington November 13-17, 2000. Approval: Tanzania - April 20, 2004Amendment of Article 23 of the Operating Agreement relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT". Done at Washington November 9-10, 2000.

Approval: Tanzania - April 20, 2004

1 not yet in force

March 2004

BILATERALS

ARGENTINA

Memorandum of understanding for cooperation on the Aquarius/SAC-D mission. Signed at Buenos Aires March 2, 2004. Entered into force March 2, 2004.

BANGLADESH

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Washington August 18, 2003. Entered into force March 29, 2004.

BRUNEI

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to international tribunals. Effected by exchange of notes at Bandar Seri Begawan February 3 and March 3, 2004. Entered into force March 3, 2004.

GRENADA

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington and New York March 11, 2004. Entered into force March 11, 2004.

GUINEA

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Conakry August 23, 2003. Entered into force March 25, 2004.

HONDURAS

Memorandum of understanding concerning the imposition of import restrictions on archaeological material from the Pre-Columbian cultures of Honduras. Signed at Tegucigalpa March 12, 2004. Entered into force March 12, 2004.

ISRAEL

Agreement extending the protocol of July 11, 2001 relating to and amending the air transport agreement of June 13, 1950, as amended. Effected by exchange of notes at Tel Aviv and Jerusalem March 24 and 30, 2004. Entered into force March 30, 2004.

JAPAN

Agreement concerning the acquisition and production in Japan of the EP-3, UP-3C, UP3D and OP-3C Aircraft and related equipment and materials. Effected by exchange of notes at Tokyo March 30, 2004. Entered into force March 30, 2004.

Convention for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income, with protocol and related exchange of notes. Signed at Washington November G, 2003. Entered into force March 30, 2004.

JORDAN

Grant agreement for the cash transfer strategic objective, with annexes. Signed at Amman March 23, 2004. Entered into force March 23, 2004.

KENYA

Agreement amending the agreement of November 2, 2001 for the provision of technical assistance in developing and modernizing the civil aviation infrastructure of Kenya. Signed at Washington and Nairobi March 15 and 19, 2004. Entered into force March 19, 2004.

KIRIBATI

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Tarawa March 4, 2004. Entered into force March 4, 2004.

SOUTH KOREA

Agreement amending the mutual logistics support agreement of June 8, 1988, as amended. Signed at Seoul February 23, 2004. Entered into force March 3, 2004.

MADAGASCAR

Agreement regarding the reduction of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government and its agency. Signed at Antananarivo January 7, 2004. Entered into force March 10, 2004.

MEXICO

Minute No. 311 of the International Boundary and Water Commission: Recommendations for secondary treatment in Mexico of the sewage emanating from the Tijuana River area in Baja California, Mexico. Signed at El Paso February 20, 2004. Entered into force March 5, 2004.

MONGOLIA

Basic exchange and cooperative agreement concerning geospatial information and services cooperation, with annexes. Signed at Bethesda March 22, 2004. Entered into force March 22. 2004.

MOZAMBIQUE

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to international tribunals. Signed at Maputo June 24, 2003. Entered into force March 2, 2004.

NIGER

Agreement regarding grants under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and the furnishing of defense articles, related training to include training related to defense articles under the International Military Education and Training (IMET) Program and other defense services from the United States of America to the Government of Niger. Effected by exchange of notes at Niamey January 22 and March 12, 2004. Entered into force March 12, 2004.

PARAGUAY

Memorandum of understanding on intellectual property rights, with annex. Signed at Washington March 30, 2004. Entered into force March 30, 2004.

SINGAPORE

Agreement regarding the exchange of engineers and scientists, with annexes. Signed at Singapore and Washington March 8 and 22, 2004. Entered into force March 22, 2004.

SOLOMON ISLANDS

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Washington September 19, 2003. Entered into force March 17, 2004.

SPAIN

Memorandum of understanding concerning scientific and technical cooperation in the earth sciences. Signed at Reston and Madrid February 20 and March 5, 2004. Entered into force March 5, 2004.

TONGA

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Washington March 21, 2003. Entered into force March 24, 2004.

TURKEY

Agreement concerning the closure of Belbasi installation and the activation of a new seismic research station. Signed at Ankara February 8, 2000. Entered into force March 30, 2004.

UKRAINE

Agreement amending the agreement of October 22, 2001 on the provision of assistance to Ukraine in establishing an export control system in order to prevent the proliferation from Ukraine of weapons of mass destruction. Signed at Kiev and Washington March 15 and 26, 2004. Entered into force March 26, 2004.

MULTILATERALS

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY

North Atlantic Treaty. Done at Washington April 4, 1949.

Accession: Bulgaria - March 29, 2004

Estonia - March 29, 2004

Latvia - March 29, 2004

Lithuania - March 29, 2004

Romania - March 29, 2004

Slovakia - March 29, 2004

Slovenia - March 29, 2004

February 2004

BILATERALS

AFGHANISTAN
Acquisition and cross-servicing agreement, with annexes. Signed at Doha and Kabul January 22 and February 16, 2004. Entered into force February 16, 2004.

ARMENIA
Agreement on cooperative thermal-hydraulic code applications and maintenance research and severe accident research, with addendum. Signed at Rockville and Yerevan February 11 and 24, 2004. Entered into force February 24, 2004; effective May 31, 2003.

AZERBAIJAN
Agreement concerning the program of the Peace Corps in the Republic of Azerbaijan. Signed at Baku October 8, 2003. Entered into force February 3, 2004.

EGYPT
Strategic objective grant agreement for the financial sector modernization program, with annex. Signed at Cairo February 4, 2004. Entered into force February 4, 2004.

FINLAND
Memorandum of agreement regarding foreign liaison officers. Signed at Helsinki and Norfolk February 8 and 13, 2004. Entered into force February 13, 2004.

IRELAND
Acquisition and cross-servicing agreement, with annexes. Signed at Stuttgart­Vaihingen and Dublin February 26 and 27, 2004. Entered into force February 27, 2004.

JAMAICA
Protocol to the agreement of May 6, 1997 concerning cooperation in suppressing illicit maritime drug trafficking. Signed at Kingston February 6, 2004. Entered into force February 6, 2004.

NETHERLANDS
Memorandum of understanding for test and evaluation program cooperation, with annexes. Signed at The Hague and Washington January 26 and February 12, 2004. Entered into force February 12, 2004.

PAKISTAN
Agreement relating to the employment of dependents of official government employees. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington January 21 and February 13, 2004. Entered into force February 13, 2004.

POLAND
Agreement amending the annex to the agreement of November 8, 1976, as amended, relating to the acceptance of certificates of airworthiness for imported aircraft products. Effected by exchange of notes at Warsaw September 5, 2003 and February 9, 2004. Entered into force February 9, 2004.

SINGAPORE
Agreement for the promotion of aviation safety. Signed at Singapore February 24, 2004. Entered into force February 24, 2004.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Effected by exchange of notes at Abu Dhabi January 27 and February 15, 2004. Entered into force February 15, 2004.

MULTILATERALS
BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS
Convention on the prohibition of the development, production and stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their destruction. Done at Washington, London and Moscow April 10, 1972.
26 UST 583; TIAS 8062; 1015 UNTS 163
Accession: Azerbaijan -February 26, 2004

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY
Protocols to the North Atlantic Treaty on the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, Romania, the Slovak Republic and the Republic of Slovenia. Done at Brussels March 26, 2003. Entered into force February 27, 2004.
Sen. Treaty Doc. 108-4, 108th Cong., 1st Sess.
Acceptance: Netherlands - February 2, 2004 Portugal - February 10, 2004 France - February 25, 2004 Turkey - February 27, 2004 United States - February 27, 2004

January 2004

BILATERALS

BAHRAIN
Agreement amending the agreement of January 20, 1994 concerning cross-servicing, as amended. Signed at Manama November 21, 2003 and January 6, 2004. Entered into force January 6, 2004.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Washington and Bangui January 13 and 19, 2004. Entered into force January 19, 2004.

CHILE
Memorandum of understanding concerning scientific and technical cooperation in the earth sciences. Signed at Washington January 16 and 20, 2004. Entered into force January 20, 2004.

United States - Chile free trade agreement, with annexes and related exchanges of letters. Signed at Miami June 6, 2003. Entered into force January 1, 2004.

COLOMBIA
Agreement extending the agreement of August 11, October 11 and November 22, 2000 relating to the air transport agreement of October 24, 1956, as amended. Effected by exchange of notes at Bogota December 24, 2003 and January 15, 2004. Entered into force January 15, 2004; effective December 31, 2003.

HAITI
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Monterrey January 12, 2004. Entered into force January 12, 2004.

MEXICO
Agreement regarding the exchange of naval personnel. Signed at Washington January 26, 2004. Entered into force January 26, 2004.

SINGAPORE
United States - Singapore free trade agreement, with annexes and related exchanges of letters. Signed at Washington May 6, 2003. Entered into force January 1, 2004.

TOGO
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Lome June 13, 2003. Entered into force January 15, 2004.

TURKMENISTAN
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Ashgabat December 25, 2003. Entered into force January 30, 2004.

VIETNAM
Air transport agreement, with annexes. Signed at Washington December 4, 2003. Entered into force January 14, 2004.

MULTILATERALS

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY
Protocols to the North Atlantic Treaty on the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, Romania, the Slovak Republic and the Republic of Slovenia. Done at Brussels March 26, 2003.1

Sen. Treaty Doc. 108-4, 108th Cong., 1st Sess.

Acceptance: Belgium - January 9, 2004 Greece - January 23, 2004

SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM
Amendments of the Agreement relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT". Approved by the Twentieth Assembly of Parties at Copenhagen, August 31, 1995.

Approval: Uruguay - January 16, 2004

Amendments to the Operating Agreement relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT". Approved by the Twentyfifth Meeting of Signatories at Singapore, April 4, 1995. Entered into force: September 11, 1996.

Approval: Uruguay - January 16, 2004

1 not in force

Treaty Actions - November 2004 (updated September 2005)

BILATERALS

AUSTRALIA

Memorandum of understanding for the cooperative development, production and support of the combat control system AN/BYG-1 tactical subsystem, with annexes. Signed at Washington and Canberra November 5 and 18, 2004. Entered into force November 18, 2004.

CANADA

Agreement extending the agreement of December 5, 2002 regarding Canada-United States cooperation in broadening bi-national defense arrangements for North American security. Effected by exchange of notes at Ottawa July 28 and November 29, 2004. Entered into force November 29, 2004.

CAPE VERDE

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to international tribunals. Signed at Washington April 16, 2004. Entered into force November 19, 2004.

GUATEMALA

Agreement regarding the Cooperating Nation Information Exchange System (CNIES). Effected by exchange of notes at Guatemala November 30, 2004. Entered into force November 30, 2004.

HONDURAS

Agreement regarding the Cooperating Nation Information Exchange System. Effected by exchange of notes at Tegucigalpa October 19 and November 30, 2004. Entered into force November 30, 2004.

LATVIA

Agreement on the protection and preservation of certain cultural properties. Signed at Riga October 7, 2002. Entered into force November 12, 2004.

MARSHALL ISLANDS

Agreement concerning cooperation to suppress the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, their delivery systems, and related materials by sea. Signed at Honolulu August 13, 2004. Entered into force November 24, 2004.

PANAMA

Agreement regarding the status of United States personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama November 12 and 15, 2004. Entered into force November 15, 2004.

Agreement regarding the status of United States personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama November 18 and 22, 2004. Entered into force November 22, 2004.

Agreement regarding the status of United States personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama November 22 and 24, 2004. Entered into force November 24, 2004.

MULTILATERALS

ATOMIC ENERGY

Statute of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Done at New York October 26, 1956. Entered into force July 29, 1957.

TIAS 3873; 8 UST 1093; 276 UNTS 3

Acceptance: Mauritania - November 23, 2004

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY

Protocol amending the security annex to the agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty for cooperation regarding atomic information. Done at Brussels June 2, 1998.

Signature: United Kingdom - November 19, 2004

Agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty for the security of information. Done at Brussels March 6, 1997. Entered into force August 16, 1998.

Accession: Romania - November 18, 2004

Ratification: Luxembourg - November 23, 2004

Protocol on the status of international military headquarters set up pursuant to the North Atlantic Treaty. Done at Paris August 28, 1952.

Accession: Slovak Republic - October 13, 2004

Slovenia - October 28, 2004

Agreement for the mutual safeguarding of secrecy of inventions relating to defence and for which applications for patents have been made. Done at Paris September 21, 1960.

Approval: Lithuania - October 22, 2004

Slovak Republic - October 13, 2004

Slovenia - October 28, 2004

NATO agreement on the communication of technical information for defence purposes. Done at Brussels on October 19, 1970.

Approval: Latvia - October 22, 2004

Lithuania - October 22, 2004

Slovak Republic - October 13, 2004

Slovenia - October 28, 2004

Treaty Actions - December 2004 (updated September 2005)

BILATERALS

ALBANIA

Agreement concerning the safe, secure and ecologically sound destruction of chemical weapons. Signed at Tirana and Washington November 9 and December 30, 2004. Entered into force December 30, 2004.

BAHRAIN

Agreement concerning mutual aid and fire protection. Signed October 29 and December 1, 2004. Entered into force December 1, 2004.

BOLIVIA

Agreement concerning United States armed forces technical personnel deployments to Bolivia. Effected by exchange of notes at La Paz December 1 and 28, 2004. Entered into force December 28, 2004.

CANADA

Agreement relating to participation in the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission program of severe accident research. Signed at Rockville and Chalk River October 27 and December 20, 2004. Entered into force December 20, 2004.

Agreement for cooperation in the examination of refugee status claims from nationals of third countries. Signed at Washington December 5, 2002. Entered into force December 29, 2004.

EL SALVADOR

Implementing arrangement regarding the Cooperating Nation Information Exchange System. Effected by exchange of notes at San Salvador November 29 and December 17, 2004. Entered into force December 17, 2004.

JAPAN

Memorandum of understanding defining responsibilities for the training of Civil Aviation Bureau, Japan air traffic controllers in Okinawa approach control. Signed at Okinawa November 30 and December 5, 2004. Entered into force December 5, 2004.

Arrangement concerning cooperation on ballistic missile defense. Effected by exchange of notes at Tokyo December 14, 2004. Entered into force December 14, 2004.

Agreement concerning a cash contribution by Japan for administrative and related expenses arising from implementation of the Mutual Defense Assistance Agreement of March 8, 1954. Effected by exchange of notes at Tokyo December 14, 2004. Entered into force December 14,2004.

Memorandum of understanding concerning ballistic missile defense. Signed at Washington and Tokyo December 14 and 17, 2004. Entered into force December 17, 2004.

JORDAN

Agreement regarding mutual assistance between their customs administrations. Signed at

Amman December 8, 2004. Entered into force December 8, 2004.

KAZAKHSTAN

Agreement amending the agreement of September 22 and October 3, 1995 concerning the elimination of nuclear weapons infrastructure. Signed at Astana and Washington November 29 and December 7, 2004. Entered into force December 7, 2004.

LIBERIA

Agreement concerning cooperation to suppress the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, their delivery systems, and related materials by sea. Signed at Washington February 11, 2004. Entered into force December 8, 2004.

MALDIVES

Agreement regarding military and department of defense civilian personnel. Effected by exchange of notes at Colombo December 31, 2004. Entered into force December 31, 2004.

PANAMA

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. Personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama December 27 and 28, 2004. Entered into force December 28, 2004.

Agreement regarding the status of U.S. Personnel who may be temporarily present in Panama. Effected by exchange of notes at Panama December 28 and 29, 2004. Entered into force December 29, 2004.

RUSSIA

Agreement extending the agreement of December 16, 1993, as extended, on science and technology. Effected by exchange of notes at Moscow November 23 and December 16, 2004. Entered into force December 16, 2004.

SOUTH KOREA

Memorandum of understanding concerning liquid oxygen support. Signed at Seoul November 12 and December 6, 2004. Entered into force December 6, 2004.

Agreement amending the agreement of March 29, 2002 for the land partnership plan. Signed at Seoul October 26, 2004. Entered into force December 13, 2004.

Agreement on the relocation of U.S. forces from the Seoul metropolitan area. Signed at Seoul October 26, 2004. Entered into force December 13, 2004.

Memorandum of agreement regarding the agreed recommendation for implementation of the agreement on the relocation of United States forces from the Seoul metropolitan area, with annex. Signed at Seoul October 26, 2004. Entered into force December 13, 2004.

TURKEY

Letter of agreement concerning the use of the Turkish NATO Pipeline System (TNPS), with annexes. Signed December 30 and 31, 2004. Entered into force December 31, 2004.

UNITED KINGDOM

Agreement on cooperation in science and technology for critical infrastructure protection. Signed at London December 8, 2004. Entered into force December 8, 2004.

Memorandum of understanding concerning collaboration on land battlespace systems, with annexes. Signed at Saint Louis December 15, 2004. Entered into force December 15, 2004.

Memorandum of understanding relating to the principles governing cooperation in research and development, production, procurement and logistics support of defense capability, with annexes. Signed December 13 and 16, 2004. Entered into force December 16, 2004.

Agreement amending the memorandum of understanding of July 1, 1994, as amended, concerning cooperative outboard logistics update project. Signed at Washington and London December 10 and 21, 2004. Entered into force December 21, 2004.

UNITED NATIONS

Agreement concerning the provision of services and commodities on a reimbursable basis in support of the operations of the United Nations assistance mission in Iraq. Signed at New York December 29, 2004. Entered into force December 29, 2004.

UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME

Agreement to cooperate on activities and facilities to support the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) division of early warning and assessment in North America. Signed at Washington December 21, 2004. Entered into force December 21, 2004.

MULTILATERALS

ATOMIC ENERGY

Amendments of Article VI and Article XIV.A of the Statute of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Done at Vienna October 1, 1999.

Acceptance: Latvia - December 8, 2004

CIVIL AVIATION

Convention for the suppression of unlawful seizure of aircraft. Done at The Hague December 16, 1970. Entered into force October 14, 1971.

TIAS 7192; 22 UST 1641; 860 UNTS 105

Accession: Andorra - October 6, 2004

Protocol on the authentic trilingual text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944).

Acceptance: Singapore - December 16, 2004

Protocol on the authentic quadrilingual text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944), with annex. Done at Montreal September 30, 1977. Entered into force September 16, 1999.

Sen. Ex. O, 96th Cong., 1st Sess.

Acceptance: Singapore - December 16, 2004

Protocol on the authentic quinquelingual text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944). Done at Montreal September 29, 1995.

Acceptance: Singapore - December 16, 2004

Protocol on the authentic six-language text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944). Done at Montreal October 1, 1998.

Acceptance: Iceland - December 14, 2004

Singapore - December 16, 2004

DEFENSE

Memorandum of understanding for standard missile upgrades and improvements, with annexes. Signed at Koblenz, The Hague, Ottawa and Washington October 20 and 21, November 15 and December 3, 2004. Entered into force December 3, 2004.

Memorandum of understanding for the production of standard missile, with annexes. Signed at Koblenz, The Hague and Washington October 20 and 21 and December 3, 2004. Entered into force December 3, 2004.

FISHERIES

Convention for the Strengthening of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Established by the 1949 Convention between the United States of America and the Republic of Costa Rica. ("Antigua Convention"). Done at Washington November 14, 2003.

Sen. Treaty Doc. 109-2, 109th Cong., 1st Sess.

Signature: Canada - December 22, 2004

European Community - December 13, 2004

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY

Agreement on the status of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, National Representatives and International Staff. Done at Ottawa September 20, 1951.

Ratification: Slovakia - December 16, 2004

Agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty for the security of information. Done at Brussels March 6, 1997. Entered into force August 16, 1998.

Accession: Estonia - December 7, 2004

Agreement for the mutual safeguarding of secrecy of inventions relating to defence and for which applications for patents have been made. Done at Paris September 21, 1960.

Approval: Lithuania - October 22, 2004

Slovak Republic - October 13, 2004

Slovenia - October 28, 2004

NATO agreement on the communication of technical information for defence purposes. Done at Brussels on October 19, 1970.

Approval: Latvia - October 22, 2004

Lithuania - October 22, 2004

Slovak Republic - October 13, 2004

Slovenia - October 28, 2004

SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

Amendment of Article 23 of the Operating Agreement relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT". Done at Washington November 9-10, 2000.

Entery into force: December 12, 2004

[This is a mobile copy of 2004 Treaty Actions (Updated October 2005)]